Type
Word Search
Description

Berlin Airlift
Berlin Blockade
counter culture
Cuban Missile Crisis
Domino theory
fall of the berlin wall
Glasnost Perestroika
Hollywood ten
Iran contra affair
Iron Curtain Speech
Kent State
Marshall Plan
McCarthyism
My Lai Massacre
Nixon and china
SALT I and SALT II
space race
Vietnamization

Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

Ch.19 Decolonization & The Cold War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mohandas Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi
Decolonization Decolonization
Cultural Revolution Cultural Revolution
Truman Doctrine Truman Doctrine
Khmer Rouge Khmer Rouge
Indira Gandhi Indira Gandhi
Lech Watesa Lech Watesa
Iron Curtain Iron Curtain
Glasnost Glasnost
Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II
Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela
Deng Xiao Ping Deng Xiao Ping
Korean War Korean War
Mao Zedong Mao Zedong
Kwame Nkrumah Kwame Nkrumah
Vietnam War Vietnam War
Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev
Cuban Missile Crisis Cuban Missile Crisis
Tinanmen Square Tinanmen Square
Apartheid Apartheid
Perestroika Perestroika
Natan Sharansky Natan Sharansky
Nuclear Arms Race Nuclear Arms Race
NATO NATO

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

struggle for power that took place between the united states and the soviet union after WW2 Cold War
a very extremely powerful and dominant nations United Nations, international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations Superpower
ideological barrier that divided eastern and western Europe during the cold war Iron Curtain
international organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and cooperation among nations United Nations
the U.S policy of attempting to restrict soviet power and influence around the world by preventing the spread of communism Containment
U.S aid plan designed to promote economic recovery in Europe after WW2 Marshall Plan
mutual defense pact formed by the U.S, Canada, and Western Europe nations in 1949 nato
a competition between nations to achieve weapons superiority Cultural Revolution, a period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China arms race
first major battle of the Cold War fought by communist and non-communist korean war
communist insurgents in South Vietnam Viet Cong
war between North and South Vietnam vietnamwar
belief that if Vietnam fell to the communists, the rest of Asia would fall domino theory
a secret political, economic, or military operation sponsored by a gov't and designed to support a foreign policy covertaction
easing of Cold War tensions and hostility between the east and west during 1970s detente
policy of building a weapon arsenal so deadly that no other nation will dare to attack Deterrence
person who allowed the USSR to build nuclear missile bases in Cuba Fidel Castro
military pact for the Soviet Union and their allies Warsaw Pact
Chinese communist leader maozedong
head and dictator of the Soviet Communists from 1928-1953 Josephstalin
40th president of the United States and helped end the Cold War ronaldreagan
operation that moved supplies into West Berlin by american and British Planes during Soviet blockade berlinairlift
meeting between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt yaltaconference
prime minister of Great Britain that invented the "Iron Curtain" winstonchurchill
system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common communism
policy of Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev glasnost
small groups of soldiers, often volunteers, who make surprise attacks guerillas
communist leader of North Vietnam; used guerilla warfare to fight hochiminh
competition of space exploration between United States and Soviet Union space race
period of revolutionary upheaval and political persecution in China Cultural Revolution

Postwar and 1950's crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Counter Soviet American Foreign Policy Truman Doctrine
defense strategy JFK implemented Flexible Response
first major international crises – Cold War Berlin Blockade
American initiative to aid Western Europe Marshall Plan
Response to a series of moves the by the Soviet Union to enlarge its communist influence Containment
to pursue a dangerous policy Brinkmanship
theory that a political event in one country will cause similar events in neighboring countries Domino Theory
a competition between nations for superiority in the development and accumulation of weapons Arms Race
the name for the boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991 Iron Curtain
the easing of hostility or strained relations Détente
nations under the influence and pressure of the Soviet Union Satellite Nations
a doctrine of military strategy and in national security policy which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd president Harry Truman
Famous Soviet Leader until 1953 Joseph Stalin
the _______ conference Potsdam
cause of nuclear explosions Atomic Bomb
War after WWII Cold War
Supply drop in west Berlin Berlin Airlift
General during Korean war Douglas MacArthur
34th president Dwight D. Eisenhower
Central Intelligence Agency CIA
Different name Sinai War Suez Crisis
First secretary of the Soviet Union Communist party Nikita K

Vietnam war and Korean war Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A symbol of Cold War. Berlin Wall
A network of paths used by North Vietnam to transport supplies to the vietcong in South Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Trail
A villiage in Northern South Vietnam. My Lai
A gasoline substance used in bombs that US planes dropped on Vietnam. Napalm
Lead numerous revolts for the Indochina communist party. Ho Chi Minh
35th president of the United States. John F. Kennedy
A war from 1954-1975. Vietnam war
A war from 1950-1953. Korean war
An international organization that came into use at the end of WWII that would help prevent future wars. United Nations
A conflict of words and ideas between nations rather that armies. Cold war
Policy to keep the soviets from gaining control of other countries. Containment
A competition among nations to get the most weapons. Arms Race
A war in which total vicory is not the goal. Limited War
20th century forign police theory that believed if one land in a region came under the influence of communist then more would follow. Domino Theory
The policy to relax tensions between the communist and the free world. Detente
A very tense confrontation between the Sviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missils in Cuba. Cuban Missle Crisis
North Atlantic treaty organization for security in 1949. N.A.T.O
Part of Gorabacheas moral reduction Glasnost or Opemies gave Soviet citizens freedom of speech and religion. Glasnost
British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965) Winston Churchill
A weapon, such as an atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb, whose destructive power comes from the release of nuclear energy. Nuclear Weapon

Cold War Cross Word

Type
Crossword
Description

Final War time conference between big three Postdam
Soviet military alliance Warsaw Pact
Non-Communist military alliance NATO
US policy to support free nations Truman Doctrine
Soviet leader responsible for putting missiles in Cuba Nikita Khruschev
American/Soviet Tension from 1947-1991 Cold War
Us plan to aid European nations to help them rebuild after WWII Marshall Plan
Taking measures to prevent communist expansion Containment
JFK setup a blockade of Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis
Attemt to overthrow Fidel Castro Bay of Pigs
Conflict started after Northern forces swept acros the 38th parallel Korean War
Guerilla warfare was used by the communist forces in this conflict Vietnam War
First satellite to go to orbit earth Sputnik
American space program NASA
Imaginary line that seperated communist countries Iron Curtain
Concrete Wall that Seperated East & West Berlin Berlin Wall
US & British planes flew food and supplies into West Berlin Berlin Airlift
An international organization formed after WWII United Nations
Democratic superpower United States
Communist superpower Soviet Union
Cuban communist dictator Fidel Castro
Idea that if one country falls to communism, others nearby will fall too Domino Theory
Soviet policy of openess Glastnost
Soviet term meaning economic restucturing Perestroika
A country that is dominated politically & economically by another Satellite Nations

The Cold War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

nuclear weapons
Eisenhower
propaganda
Cuba
Fidel Castro
JFK
proxy war
Vietnam War
Korean War
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
Cuban Missile Crisis
USA
McCarthyism
brinkmanship
Arms Race
Space Race
iron curtain
hot war
Berlin
Eastern Europe
capitalism
communism
WWII
USSR
stockpiling
Soviet Union
Nazi Soviet Pact
Joseph Stalin
Harry Truman
Containment
Cold War
Arms race

Cold War Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The time period following WW2, during which Capitalist and Communist nations struggled for world domination over one another. Cold War
Policy of limiting the expansion or influence of a hostile power. Containment
Country that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful country. Satellite Nation
Declaration that the U.S. would oppose the spread of Communism. Truman Doctrine
Plan proposed by the U.S. to provide economic assistance to European nations' recovery efforts after WW2. Marshall Plan
Delivery of supplies to the people of Western Berlin by Allied forces cargo planes. Berlin Airlift
Barrier dividing Capitalist Western Germany and Communist Eastern Germany. Berlin Wall
A formal military alliance to guard against a Soviet attack, upon any of its member nations. NATO
The alliance between the Soviet Union and satellite nations of Eastern. Warsaw Pact
An international governing body consisting of an assembly and a council of representatives from every nation ,whose collective goals are to maintain peace, settle international disputes, improving education, defending against hunger and disease. United Nations
Latitude dividing Korea, after WW2, discerning Communist rule to the North and non-Communists rule to the South. 38th Paralell
A failed attempt by the U.S. and C.I.A. trained Cuban exiles, to infiltrate on Castro's Communist influence on Latin America. Bay of Pigs Invasion
13 Day long stand off between the Soviet Union and The U.S., during which a blockade was imposed on Cuba, to prevent Soviet ships bringing missiles capable of attacking mainland America. Cuban Missile Crisis
Idea that if one country fell to communism, neighboring countries would follow. Domino Theory
Fighter who works as part of a small band to make hit-and-run attacks. Guerilla
Type of rule in which the military is in charge and the citizens rights are suspended. Martial Law
Country with the military, political, and economic strength to influence events worldwide. Superpower
Southern Vietnamese, communist, guerrilla terrorists organized to appose Diem's, U.S. supported government. Vietcong
An easing of tensions with Communist Powers. Detante

Vietnam and Korean War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of government where the government controls business and laws Communism
A free market where business owners control the economy Capitalism
Not technically a war: tension between the United States and the Soviet Union Cold War
A type of government where people vote for representatives to make laws Democracy
An invisible divide between countries that supported communism and countries that supported democracy Iron Curtain
Where the United States airplanes delivered supplies to West Berlin every day for 321 days Berlin Airlift
A conflict between North Korea and South Korea that ended in a stalemate Korean War
An organization formed to help prevent the spread of communism among free nations NATO
A United States senator that spread the scare of communism in the US Joseph McCarthy
Soviet Union leader after Joseph Stalin Nikita Khrushchev
Contest between the United States and the Soviet Union to build and store weapons in case of a war breaking out Arms Race
When the US discovered the Soviet Union was building missile launching pads in Cuba and President Kennedy blocked any Soviet Union ships from geting into Cuba Cuban Missile Crisis
Conflict between the North and South Vietnamese: the United States got involved to help the South Vietnamese prevent spreading Communism Vietnam War
British Prime minister Winston Churchill
Attack against a person or country Aggression
Agreement to stop fighting Cease-fire
An informal organization formed after WWII to promote international peace, security, and cooperation United Nations
Base location for the UN New York
What the Korean war was considered Police Action
Which side of Germany built the Berlin wall East Germany

Cold War Cross Word - Eddie Jiang

Type
Crossword
Description

Created to stop the spread of communisum Truman Doctrine
A defense strategy made by John F. Kennedy in 1961 Flexible Response
Something the Soviets made to keep the allies out of Berlin Berlin Blockade
U.S. giving money to West Europe to rebuild there economy Marshall Plan
What the us tried to do the the spread of communism Containment
Dangerous policy that will go to the limits of saftey before stopping Brinkmanship
A event that will happen in one country will happen in a different contry Domino Theory
Compition between US and Soveits for superiority and arms Arms Race
Boundry dividing the rest of Europe and the Soviets and its satellite states Iron Curtain
Easing of hostlitys Détente
Communist states that were influensed by the Soviet Union Satellite Nations
Military Stategy using nuclear weapons Mutually Assured Destruction
33rd US President Harry Truman
Leader of the Soviet Union during the Cold War Joseph Stalin
A city at the border of Berlin Potsdam
A nuclear weapon Atomic Bomb
A fight of ideology between the US and Soveit Union Cold War
Great Britian and US used planes to give the people of berlion food and supplies Berlion Airlift
One of the countrys in East Asia China
An Asian country that has been divided into a North and South Korea